Koji Ueno (*1960)

Koji Ueno was active with his own rock bands “8 and 1/2” and “Guernica” on the scene of Punk/New Wave/Techno music from the late 1970’s to the 1980’. His versatile activities ensued in the area of ballet, theater, movie, TV commercial, etc., centering on and around the music albums and concert music of his making.
Recently his name become well-known for “Koji Ueno and His Orchestra” (formerly known as “Ueno Koji Ensemble”) with ingenious arrangements that incorporate the style of classical music and jazz, a unique concert with images accompanying right along, a TV commercial song “Tarako, Tarako, Tarako” composed by him, and so forth.
Ueno lectures on Film Music at the Cinema Department, College of Art of Nihon University.

Volumes published:

  Ueno, Koji - Quartetto Pastorale for Recorder Quartet (SATB) (2009)   [FL 23]